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Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom race to seal World Cup title

Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin.


Mikaela Shiffrin wins super-G title but ‘never thought’ she could

Mikaela Shiffrin won the World Cup super-G title for her first globe in a speed event and 10th overall. Dominik Paris secured the men’s title by winning the season-ending race …


Mikaela Shiffrin clinches record 15th World Cup victory this season

Mikaela Shiffrin won a women’s World Cup slalom on Saturday for a record 15th victory of the season. No other skier, male or female, has won more than 14 races …


Mikaela Shiffrin clinches 3rd straight World Cup overall title

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia – Mikaela Shiffrin clinched the World Cup overall title for the third straight year in “strange” circumstances after snowstorms prevented the women’s super-G race in Sochi from …


Mikaela Shiffrin skis through sickness to ‘sweetest’ win of career

Mikaela Shiffrin couldn’t breathe. She felt like she was suffocating. She had no energy, and self-doubt had set in.


Mikaela Shiffrin takes World Cup slalom for personal-best 13th win

Mikaela Shiffrin won the last women’s World Cup slalom before the world championships on Saturday for her personal-best 13th victory of the season.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019

Petra Vlhova wins slalom to deny Mikaela Shiffrin 8th straight victory

Petra Vlhova of Slovakia has won a women’s World Cup night slalom, denying Mikaela Shiffrin a record eighth consecutive win in the discipline. Racing in dense snowfall, Vlhova was third …


Petra Vlhova wins 1st World Cup GS, 1st-run leader Mikaela Shiffrin 5th

Petra Vlhova became the first Slovakian winner of a women’s World Cup giant slalom on Friday, benefiting from first-run leader Mikaela Shiffrin’s uncharacteristic second run which saw the Olympic champion …


Mikaela Shiffrin jokes about whether Lindsey Vonn’s Olympic career is over

Lindsey Vonn has said repeatedly that these would be the last Winter Games of her career. Her U.S. teammate – and heir apparent – Mikaela Shiffrin jokes about whether Vonn …


Frida Hansdotter wins Olympic slalom title; Mikaela Shiffrin finishes 4th

Frida Hansdotter held off the conservative-skiing Mikaela Shiffrin and the rest of a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic slalom title Friday at the Pyeongchang Games.


Mikaela Shiffrin wins giant slalom for 2nd career Olympic gold

American standout Mikaela Shiffrin has won the giant slalom to earn her second career Olympic gold medal. Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway earned silver and Federica Brignone of Italy earned the …


U.S. Alpine skiing star Mikaela Shiffrin rested, ready for Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin’s schedule at the Pyeongchang Olympics remains in flux two days before the U.S. Alpine skiing star’s first race.


Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin represent Alpine’s best past, present, future

Separated in age by about a decade, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin head to the Pyeongchang Olympics as the past, present and future of ski racing in the United States …


Mikaela Shiffrin set up as Olympics star; Lindsey Vonn, Marcel Hirscher big, too

If Mikaela Shiffrin continues to race as well as she has been, she is setting herself up to be the biggest star of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Not just of Alpine …


With Olympics coming, Mikaela Shiffrin works because she worries

Mikaela Shiffrin often finds herself fixating on two thoughts that are completely detached from reality.


Mikaela Shiffrin set up as Olympics star; Lindsey Vonn, Marcel Hirscher big, too

If Mikaela Shiffrin continues to race as well as she has been, she is setting herself up to be the biggest star of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Not just of Alpine …


Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom, extends winning streak to 5 races

Olympic slalom champion Mikaela Shiffrin has used a frenetic final run to stretch her winning streak in 2018 to five races at a women’s World Cup night race in Flachau. …


U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin takes slalom for 7th WCup win of season

Mikaela Shiffrin has won a women’s World Cup slalom for her seventh victory from 14 races this season. The Olympic champion from the United States built on a commanding first-run …


Mikaela Shiffrin matches her idol Marlies Schild with 37th World Cup win

Mikaela Shiffrin won a parallel slalom city event on Monday to match her childhood idol, Marlies Schild, with her 37th World Cup victory.


Mikaela Shiffrin: “I’m finding something new, some more speed.”

There appears little to prevent Mikaela Shiffrin taking over from Lindsey Vonn as the unstoppable force in women’s ski racing.


American Mikaela Shiffrin captures another slalom title in Vermont

Mikaela Shiffrin had one of those days on Sunday, the kind her competitors on the World Cup have come to dread. On a day when cold wind gusts and angry …


Viktoria Rebensburg edges Mikaela Shiffrin for giant slalom win at Killington

Mikaela Shiffrin had a roaring crowd in her corner, possibly the biggest to watch a women’s World Cup race. But it was not enough to overcome Germany’s Viktoria Rebensburg in …


Mikaela Shiffrin becomes third American to win skier of year

Overall World Cup champion


Mikaela Shiffrin clinches overall title with Stuhec skipping slalom

Mikaela Shiffrin clinched the overall World Cup title before even racing during World Cup Finals after Ilka Stuhec and her coach said the Slovenian racer won’t compete in the slalom. …


Mikaela Shiffrin wins race, clinches World Cup slalom title

Mikaela Shiffrin shook her head after a final run that featured plenty of mistakes followed by some remarkable recoveries.


Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup giant slalom at Squaw Valley

American standout Mikaela Shiffrin used a strong burst near the finish to win a giant slalom race as the World Cup returned to Squaw Valley for the first time since …


With 6 races left, Mikaela Shiffrin closing in on overall title

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin is closing in on an overall World Cup title with six races left. She has a 178-point lead over Ilka Stuhec of Slovenia. There are two …


Mikaela Shiffrin storms to combined World Cup race victory

A stunning slalom run from Mikaela Shiffrin saw her win the Alpine combined race Sunday to extend her advantage in the overall standings. Shiffrin was seventh after the super-G portion …


US ski team leans on superstars for medals ahead of Olympics

Dressed as comic book superheroes, American skiers were often merely mortal at the last world championships before the 2018 Olympics. A tally of three medals – one of each color, …


Shiffrin cruises to third straight slalom world title

Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own on Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold medal events.